President Calvin Coolidge enacted the Narcotic Control Act, where hospitals established specific programs for individuals suffering from a drug addiction. With this revolutionary idea, patients were given resources to help deal with their addictions, drawing attention to a weak area within the healthcare system. By doing this, addiction was still prevalent, but recovery was widespread.
Niles, Nancy J. 2015, Basics of the U.S. Health Care System. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.